TM 5-627 Railway Track Maintenance: Repairs And Utilities, 1946-09-25
"This manual is a guide to maintenance of Government-owned trackage and fixed installations within rights of way at Army posts, camps, and stations. Standards and procedures for maintaining track structure are described in detail. New construction of railroad structures such as buildings, bridges, trestles, and culverts is not discussed except for general reference to rules and practices applicable to maintenance activities. Technical Manuals covering new construction are listed in FM 21-6. Maintenance procedures common to both roads and railroads will be covered in TM 5-624 (when published)."
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